2013 – 2014 RESTORE Course on Masonry Conservation For Architects, Engineers, Craftworkers, Contractors and Conservators begins Tuesday, November 19, 2013.
Earn 50 AIA Continuing Education Learning Units, 14 of which qualify for AIA Health, Safety, Welfare credits.
RESTORE classes meet on Tuesday evenings, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., from November through May at the New Church, 114 East 35th Street, New York, NY – between Park and Lexington Avenues. RESTORE Laboratory and field-workshop sessions are scheduled during April and May.
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What is good and compatible design for additions to historic buildings and districts? Is compatibility an objective? Is compatibility a matter of style and tradition, or an exploration of metaphors? How do we interpret the National Park Service standards? These questions are debated in academia and the press, but seldom discussed among architects.
The AIA Taliesin Colloquium will explore issues that are important to the practice of historic architecture. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West provides a retreat atmosphere in a…Find out more »
Lansing Community College will offer a one-day, advanced seminar on cast iron repair with braze welding. The advanced braze welding seminar is designed to address the national need for skilled craftsmen in repairing cast iron sections used in heavy industrial machinery and in historic metal structures. This rare hands-on experience in the repair and rehabilitation of heavy machine components and historic cast iron structures provides the knowledge and skills to avoid costly replacements of cast iron sections by using careful application…Find out more »
Advanced Registration for APT NYC 2013 Starts Now
Expecting an unprecedented number of attendees at APT NYC 2013, we have opened up an Advanced Registration that will enhance your chances to secure a spot in your favorite field session and workshop, and allow you to book your room today at the Conference hotel, the Times Square Marriott Marquis.
Advanced Registration includes: · A basic registration as APT member ($450) or non-member ($550); · Information to secure your hotel reservation; and…Find out more »
The NPS is offering “Interpreting Archeological and Cultural Heritage Resources” at the Horace Albright Training Center (HOAL), located at Grand Canyon NP, October 7-11, 2013. This 5-day course will enhance inter-disciplinary communication skills for using a team approach to develop and carry out effective public interpretation and education programs and products. Interpreters and educators will gain knowledge of archeological and cultural heritage sites for developing presentations and media about cultural heritage resources. Cultural resource specialists and archeologists will gain knowledge…Find out more »
The Sustainability and Historic Preservation workshop highlights the best practices of combining sustainable design techniques and historic preservation, including popular topics such as energy efficiency, windows and solar panels. Aimed at local historic property owners, the workshops offer valuable insights for local historic commission members, city government staff and professionals in related fields.Find out more »
The National Center for Preservation Technology and Training and the Cane River Creole National Historical Park will be conducting the third in a series of workshops this summer related to disaster preparedness and response for museum collections. The Lower Mississippi River Delta Region is frequently threatened by natural disasters including hurricanes, floods, and tornadoes. It is important for the heritage of the region to ensure that the staff and stewards of…Find out more »
A two-and-a-half day work- shop on the application of modeling and management of archeological resources. The workshop will include a tour of Blue Waters Super Computing facility.Find out more »
The 17th Annual International Preservation Trades Workshop will be conducted in partnership with the National Park Service, Historic Preservation Training Center. HPTC sponsored the 1st IPTW in 1997, the 10th in 2007, and has been a strong partner with PTN since the beginning. The National Park Service Historic Preservation Training Center shop facility at the historic Jenkins Cannery will be the main venue for the workshop and is located near the heart of Frederick’s historic and arts district.Find out more »
Each day will have an entirely different focus, and the content will not repeat. Participants are welcome to attend either or both days. Wednesday, September 4th, will focus on all aspects of gravestone and cemetery monument repair and preservation. Thursday, September 5th, will relate to all historic masonry preservation, and is not limited to applications in graveyards and cemeteries.Find out more »